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      Assessing the Impact of Electric Vehicle Penetration on Electricity Demand in Riyadh
      Models, Data and Tools

      Assessing the Impact of Electric Vehicle Penetration on Electricity Demand in Riyadh

      Jeyhun Mikayilov, Marie Petitet, Rubal Dua

      This paper aims to assess and estimate the impact of electric vehicle (EV) penetration on annual electricity demand, specifically in Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia. Such an assessment can yield significant insights for stakeholders, including policymakers, energy planners,…

      Jeyhun Mikayilov Mikayilov, Jeyhun
      Marie Petitet Marie Petitet
      Rubal Dua Dua, Rubal
      22 January 2024
      A Meta-Analysis of the Long-Term Oil Demand Emerging from the Power Sector
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      A Meta-Analysis of the Long-Term Oil Demand Emerging from the Power Sector

      Marie Petitet, Raed Al-Mestneer

      Oil is a versatile source of energy that is used in various sectors, including the power sector. The power sector is transitioning toward low-carbon generation sources. During this transition, it is important to understand the role of oil-based power generation.…

      Marie Petitet Marie Petitet
      Raed Al-Mestneer Al-Mestneer, Raed
      09 January 2024
      How Can the European Energy Crisis Reshape the Power Sector Reform Endeavors of GCC Countries?
      Future of Transport and Fuel Demand

      How Can the European Energy Crisis Reshape the Power Sector Reform Endeavors of GCC Countries?

      Marie Petitet, Amro Elshurafa, Frank Felder

      Energy prices in Europe have been soaring, and policymakers are trying to find solutions to immediately contain the energy prices for end-consumers and to enhance the market design in the longer term. This paper discusses some of the current events…

      Marie Petitet Marie Petitet
      Amro Elshurafa Elshurafa, Amro
      Frank Felder Felder, Frank
      24 October 2023
      Modeling of the Interconnected Middle East and North Africa Electricity System: Including Uncertainties to Better Inform Policymakers
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      Modeling of the Interconnected Middle East and North Africa Electricity System: Including Uncertainties to Better Inform Policymakers

      Frank Felder, Marie Petitet, Shahid Hasan, Amro Elshurafa

      The modeling of power systems can bring about insightful quantitative results to inform policymakers. This commentary reviews the literature on modeling the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region’s electricity interconnections and trade in the context of expanding variable and…

      Frank Felder Felder, Frank
      Marie Petitet Marie Petitet
      Shahid Hasan Hasan, Shahid
      Amro Elshurafa Elshurafa, Amro
      26 September 2023
      One Year After the Texas Blackout: Lessons for Reliable and Resilient Power Systems

      One Year After the Texas Blackout: Lessons for Reliable and Resilient Power Systems

      Marie Petitet, Khalid Alhadhrami, Frank Felder

      In February 2021, Texas experienced an extreme cold snap causing a dramatic electricity blackout that left millions of households without electricity, resulting in over two hundred fatalities and economic damages of approximately $100 billion. The Texas blackout has been used…

      Marie Petitet Marie Petitet
      Khalid Alhadhrami Khalid Alhadhrami
      Frank Felder Felder, Frank
      10 August 2023
      How Firm Capacity and Forced Outage Rate Assumptions of Renewables Impact Capacity Expansion Model Results
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      How Firm Capacity and Forced Outage Rate Assumptions of Renewables Impact Capacity Expansion Model Results

      Amro Elshurafa, Marie Petitet, Frank Felder

      The undergoing energy transition relies heavily on the deployment of renewables such as solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind power for the generation of electricity. These variable and intermittent resources would modify power systems’ reliability compared to the situation where electricity…

      Amro Elshurafa Elshurafa, Amro
      Marie Petitet Marie Petitet
      Frank Felder Felder, Frank
      9 March 2023
      Lessons From the European Electricity Crisis
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      Lessons From the European Electricity Crisis

      Frank Felder, Marie Petitet

      On January 23, 2023, the European Commission initiated a public consultation to reform the European Union’s electricity market (European Commission 2023) on the heels of extremely high wholesale electricity prices in Europe in the last months and days of 2022.…

      Frank Felder Felder, Frank
      Marie Petitet Marie Petitet
      20 February 2023
      One Year After the Texas Blackout: Lessons for Reliable and Resilient Power Systems
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      One Year After the Texas Blackout: Lessons for Reliable and Resilient Power Systems

      Marie Petitet, Frank Felder, Khalid Alhadhrami

      In February 2021, Texas experienced an extreme cold snap causing a dramatic electricity blackout that left millions of households without electricity, resulting in over 200 fatalities and economic damages of approximately $100 billion. The Texas blackout has been used to…

      Marie Petitet Marie Petitet
      Frank Felder Felder, Frank
      Khalid Alhadhrami Khalid Alhadhrami
      14 June 2022
      Why is the EU Carbon Price at a Record €60 per Tonne?

      Why is the EU Carbon Price at a Record €60 per Tonne?

      Fateh Belaïd, Marie Petitet

      Carbon prices soared above €60/tonne for the first time on August 30, 2021, with the expectation of tightened environmental legislation. These prices made a new record on the European Union Emission Trading System (EU ETS), the European Union’s carbon market.…

      Fateh Belaïd Belaïd, Fateh
      Marie Petitet Marie Petitet
      1 March 2022
      Renewables, Reliability and Efficiency in Electricity Markets
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      Renewables, Reliability and Efficiency in Electricity Markets

      Frank Felder, Marie Petitet

      The choice to use electricity markets to transition to an ultra-high renewable electricity sector depends on whether a high level of reliability and efficiency can be achieved. This study presents a reliability, resiliency and adaptability policy framework for a liberalized…

      Frank Felder Felder, Frank
      Marie Petitet Marie Petitet
      29 December 2021
      Why are European Wholesale Electricity Prices Soaring?

      Why are European Wholesale Electricity Prices Soaring?

      Marie Petitet, Fateh Belaïd

      Since the beginning of summer 2021, European wholesale electricity prices have been soaring to historic highs. The average day-ahead price of electricity for central European countries more than doubled between June and September, reaching 170 euros per megawatthour (e/MWh) on…

      Marie Petitet Marie Petitet
      Fateh Belaïd Belaïd, Fateh
      23 November 2021
      Climate and Power System Reliability in the Aftermath of the Texas Blackouts
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      Climate and Power System Reliability in the Aftermath of the Texas Blackouts

      Marie Petitet, Burcin Unel, Rolando Fuentes, Frank Felder

      The February 2021 blackout in Texas underscored the importance of reliable and resilient power systems. In this commentary, we discuss the roles of regulators, markets, fuel and generation supply chains, and interdependent infrastructures, and finds that they need to be…

      Marie Petitet Marie Petitet
      Burcin Unel Burcin Unel
      Rolando Fuentes Fuentes, Rolando
      Frank Felder Felder, Frank